Konkuk University *University

South Korea

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Foundation: 1946

Mission: KU aims at fostering intellectuals with well-rounded character, future-oriented professionals, and leaders of community development, based on the virtues of sincerity, fidelity, and righteousness.

Vision: A university leading in education, research, and social responsibility.

History: www.konkuk.ac.kr

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Overall percentile
Research percentile
Innovation percentile
Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Universities sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject areas/categories

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal.

AreaWorldAsiatic RegionOECDSouth Korea
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +329th110th215th9th
Arts and Humanities 1422nd182nd1100th13th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 641st152nd481st16th
Business, Management and Accounting 1257th289th861st22nd
Chemistry 814th257th531st17th
Computer Science 999th271st696th33rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +2239th671st1333rd35th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 994th223rd673rd12th
Energy 1049th410th586th43rd
Engineering +1230th390th812th42nd
Environmental Science 888th315th512th21st
Mathematics 2132nd635th1310th61st
Medicine +801st198th585th22nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 656th185th452nd19th
Physics and Astronomy 1405th382nd975th46th
Psychology 1878th278th1486th23rd
Social Sciences +1502nd284th1086th20th
Veterinary 131st29th86th3rd

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

Where is the institution located?

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  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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